Sunday, September 24, 2006

India signing in

I'm posting this for someone else. A fellow Blogger has signed up from India and will start posting soon inshallah. Here is his news hope to get more news from India directly from him.
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Here's signing in on behalf of India. I am based in Calcutta, India and will Insha Allah keep sending you posts on how Ramadan unfolds in this unique country - the second largest home to Muslims in the world!!

THe latest news is that Ramadan will start in most of the country on Monday 25th September (some parts like Kerala will have started a day or even two earlier ). The unique thing about Ramadan this year is that it conincides with the HIndu festival of Durga Puja in Calcutta.

Calcutta is a multicultural city and people are geenrally very tolerant and understanding about other's faiths and practices. I will keep you updated about the progress on Ramadan in this City of Joy....

13 comments:

Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

Welcome!

Can't wait to hear more!

kaya said...

Welcome!
Apnaar khabbar shoonay onayk khooshi hollam!
Good to hear from you, and welcome on board The Ramadan Express.

Destitute Rebel said...

@ Kaya dont talk gibbrish, The Ramadan express is going places Next stop your village, lol.

kaya said...

Its not gibberish.
Its bengali which I speak read and write fluently.
Saddi bezti keeti hai.
Nalayk silly elahi!!!

Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

Kaya, our own online dictionary!

kaya said...

AT LEAST SOMEONE APPRECIATES ME.

HHHMMMPPP!!!!!

Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

Of course jaani :)

clayfuture said...

une, dos, tres, blah blah blah blah mariaaa... I'm multi-lingual too mi amigo. Buenos dias!

Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

Introducing Clay Future a.k.a Ricky Martin

Destitute Rebel said...

LOL, hahahahahahahaha. Baaz a jao tum log. dictionary ki zaroorat hai to market mein bohat hain, Kaya where did you learn Bangla, and you clayfuture, lol, I know where you learnt that. and you Shaira, encouraging the buddhas and the bachas tut tut tut I didnt expect that from you. lolz

Abrahim said...

D Rebel, Shakespeare Sha'ira, Clayfuture and Kaya..

Thanks for th welcome and for the joys of being together .. albeit on a virtual page.

I hope the Ramadan Express taks off full steam and covers an entire fraternity of bloggers writing about the fasting season.

PS: Kaya.. Aapnar Baangla khoobi bhalo.. kothai sheekhechen?

Shaykhspeara Sha'ira said...

ohhh I understood Bengali!!! "kaya you speak bengali well/beautifully, where did you learn it? "

oho ho hooo oho ho hooo lol

kaya said...

@ Abrahim
Sorry Dada . Ayto gooli post hoye gayechay boojhi na kothai kothai ki uttor deebo.
I learned bangla when I was working with an NGO, onayk onayk botchor aagay. (many years ago)
Another life another story.